Equipment/assistive technology

Article published by Muscular Dystrophy NSW by Susan Heetveld on points to consider if thinking about vehicle modifications or purchasing a wheelchair accessible vehicle.

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TypeNon-profit organisation
Operated byMuscular Dystrophy NSW

Classified listing of second-hand disability equipment, vehicles and properties.

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TypePrivate company or practice
Operated byAbility classifieds

Interactive web-based tool that suggests assistive technology ideas for the home including solutions for electronically controlling devices and appliances including doors, bed, lights, windows, telephone, TV, music system, curtains, blinds, air conditione ...
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TypeNon-profit organisation
Operated byAbility Technology

Computer and home control technology solutions for people with a disability who want to be productive, independent and connected through using IT.

Location
  • ACT
  • NSW
TypeNon-profit organisation
Operated byAbility Technology

ACT Government service providing a range of assistive equipment which is available on a short term loan of three months.

Location
  • ACT
TypeGovernment - ACT
Operated byACT Health

ACT Government service assisting people who have a long term disability to live and participate in the community with the provision of appropriately prescribed equipment, aids and appliances.

Location
  • ACT
TypeGovernment - ACT
Operated byACT Health

Information, education, and advisory centre for assistive technology (AT) and the built environment. AT Australia does not sell AT products. Search the online catalogue for information and ideas about products and supplier contacts.

Location
  • NSW
TypeNon-profit organisation
Operated byAssistive Technology Australia

Care coordinators and case managers assist people to access health and community services.

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TypeVarious private and public
Operated byPublic or private practitioners

NSW based online product store for linen/aids/oral care/cleansing etc.

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TypeGovernment - Local
Operated byConfident Care

By law, tradespeople must give consumers a copy of the Consumer building guide before they enter into any contract for building work worth more than $5000.

Location
  • NSW
TypeGovernment - NSW
Operated byNSW Department of Fair Trading

ACT Government service providing respiratory equipment.

Location
  • ACT
TypeGovernment - ACT
Operated byACT Health

Classified listing of second-hand disability equipment, vehicles and properties.

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TypeNon-profit organisation
Operated byIDEAS NSW Inc

NSW Government service providing communication, mobility, respiratory function and self-care aids and equipment such as wheelchairs, communication devices and consumable items for people living with disability or chronic health conditions, and assistance ...
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Location
  • NSW
TypeGovernment - NSW
Operated byHealthShare - Enable NSW

Annual payment to people who experience increase in home energy costs from the use of essential medical equipment to manage their disability or medical condition. Eligibility criteria apply.

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TypeGovernment - Australian
Operated byDepartment of Human Services - Centrelink

A physiotherapist helps you maintain physical activity and mobility.

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TypeVarious private and public
Operated byPublic or private practitioners

A speech pathologist helps in the management of communication and swallowing.

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TypeVarious private and public
Operated byPublic or private practitioners

An occupational therapist (OT) helps to maintain mobility, function and independence.

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TypeVarious private and public
Operated byPublic or private practitioners

Service of MND NSW providing assistive technology/equipment for people with MND to meet their short to medium term needs.

Location
  • ACT
  • NSW
TypeNon-profit organisation
Operated byMND NSW

Flexyfoot provides flexible walking stick feet, walking sticks and crutches.

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TypePrivate company or practice
Operated byFlexyfoot Australia

Classified listing of second-hand accessible vehicles.

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TypePrivate company or practice
Operated byFreedom Motors Australia